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Daily Mail article published on Computational Colloids and Construction on Mars

10 Nov , 2016  

Forget bricks, researchers say ‘smart soil’ injected with GM bacteria could be used to grow the first homes on Mars

Genetically engineered bacteria injected into Martian soil could one day be used to grow the foundation for buildings on the red planet.
Scientists and architects have teamed up to create a new material known as ‘biocement,’ using engineered cells to strengthen the surrounding soil based on interactions with the environment.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3921894/Forget-bricks-researchers-say-smart-soil-injected-GM-bacteria-used-grow-homes-Mars.html#ixzz4PbscWLWZ

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